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Nickelodeon snaps up The Day Henry Met

The series from Ireland's Wiggleywoo is broadening its reach, following a global rights deal brokered by Monster Entertainment.
July 13, 2016

Following a deal with Dublin-based distributor Monster Entertainment, broadcast rights to Irish prodco Wiggleywoo’s The Day Henry Met have been picked up for multiple territories by Nickelodeon, which already airs the preschool series on Nick Jr. in the UK and Australia.

Nickelodeon will now air the series in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Benelux, GSA, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Central & Eastern Europe, Russia, Israel, Africa, Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific, India, the Middle East and Latin America.

Nick has licensed the first 26 x five-minute episode season, as well as the show’s second season, which is currently in production.

The Day Henry Met, which debuted on Irish pubcaster RTÉ Television’s preschool channel RTÉ jr last Junehas been sold to TV Ontario, Television Francaise Ontario and Knowledge Network in Canada, Canal+ for all French speaking territories worldwide, ABC Australia, Kids TV (Korea), YLE (Finland), SVT (Sweden) and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (US), where it is available on the company’s subscription-based content service Curious World.

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